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Potbellied Pigs (Keeping Unusual Pets)

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Published by Heinemann .
Written in English


  • Potbellied pigs as pets,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Animals - Pets,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Pets

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8397287M
ISBN 101403408289
ISBN 109781403408280

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